Mar
20
1:00 PM13:00

How to Generate a Business Idea – NM Rainforest University Center Seminar (RESCHEDULED EVENT)

An STC.UNM Event.

*This event was rescheduled from the original February date due to inclement weather.

All great businesses start with an idea: an idea to create something new, serve the world, or solve a problem. Take the first step towards starting your own business by joining Sandra Begay and the New Mexico Rainforest University Center Program for February’s seminar on “How to Generate a Business Idea.”

In this hour-long lecture, you will learn how to engage in the brainstorming process, identify opportunities, validate your idea using market research and begin planning using the business model canvas. Your next business venture may be only an idea away!

Speaker Biography:

Sandra Begay, Director of the Environmental Health Department, City of Albuquerque

A former Regent of the University of New Mexico, Ms. Begay was recently appointed by Mayor Tim Keller as the Director of the Environmental Health Department for the city of Albuquerque. In 1992, she joined Sandia National Laboratories, where she is currently on a special leave of absence as a Principal Member of the Technical Staffand head of Sandia’s technical efforts in the Renewable Energy Program to assist Native American tribes with renewable energy development. Prior to this, she also worked at Lawrence Livermore Laboratories and at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Ms. Begay is a former Executive Director of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), former chair of the AISES Board of Directors, and the recipient of the AISES Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sandra is the site mentor for UNM-Gallup. She is available as an interface for any questions and to serve as a connection point for resources related to your entrepreneurial endeavors or training.

skbegay@comcast.net

This seminar may be attended in person at UNM-Gallup or online via Zoom by visiting: https://zoom.us/j/574987224 at the scheduled meeting time.

Registration is required in order to receive credit for attending the seminar.

Register Here

Program funded by a grant from the Economic Development Administration

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Lunch & Learn:  Financing your Business through Angel Deals
Mar
21
11:30 AM11:30

Lunch & Learn: Financing your Business through Angel Deals

Presented by the New Mexico Angels and sponsored by Sandia National Laboratory Federal Credit Union.  An NMBio Paretnered Event

Are you interested in financing your business through angel deals?  Do you have questions about term sheets? Join us for a fast paced, informational Lunch and Learn seminar focused on how to finance your business through angel deals.  There will be time for Q&A and of course, lunch will be served!  

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Pitching and Presenting Your Idea - NM Rainforest University Center Seminar
Mar
29
10:00 AM10:00

Pitching and Presenting Your Idea - NM Rainforest University Center Seminar

All great businesses start with an idea: an idea to create something new, serve the world, or solve a problem. But once you have that idea, how do you condense and communicate your idea to others?

In this hour-long lecture, you will learn how to translate your product or service into an understandable, viable and persuasive pitch. This program will educate you on the pitch process and teach you how to take any business idea and condense your message to cater to the needs of any audience.

Note: This seminar can be accessed in person at UNM-Valencia or online via Zoom by visiting https://zoom.us/j/891647215

Speaker Bio: Gavin Leach, MA, Adjunct Faculty, Communication and Journalism, Doctoral Student – OILS, University of New Mexico

Gavin Leach has his BA in Marketing, MA in Organizational Communication and is currently pursuing doctoral work in Instructional Design. Gavin works as a pitch coach for the NM Rainforest Community and has taught multiple courses at UNM in the Communication and Journalism Department, Anderson School of Management, Honors College and Freshmen Learning Community. He has also acted as a communication consultant for the City of Albuquerque, US Forest Service and NM Employment Services. 

One of Gavin’s biggest passions is helping entrepreneurs effectively articulate their business ideas to investors, venture capitalists or any other interested party. His experiences in communication combined with exposure to the business community enables him to offer a unique perspective on how to translate a product or service into a viable and persuasive “pitch.”

Registration is required in order to receive credit for attending the seminar.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pitching-and-presenting-your-idea-nm-rainforest-university-center-seminar-tickets-55772031648


Program funded by a grant administered by the Economic Development Administration



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Apr
1
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Market Analysis - NM Rainforest University Center Seminar
Apr
17
12:00 PM12:00

Market Analysis - NM Rainforest University Center Seminar

An STC.UNM Event.

All great businesses start with an idea: an idea to create something new, serve the world, or solve a problem. But once you have that idea established, how do you effectively transfer it to the market? Learn about the importance of market research by joining Susan Cornelius and the New Mexico Rainforest University Center Program for April's seminar on "Market Analysis."

In this hour-long lecture, you will learn how to clarify value proposition, the art of customer discovery and the value of market analysis in building a successful business

Note: This seminar may be attended in person at the Lobo Rainforest in Albuquerque, NM or online via Zoom by visiting: https://zoom.us/j/399859877

Registration is required in order to receive credit for attending the seminar.

Speaker Bio:

Susan Cornelius, Principal, Accelerate2Solutions

Susan Cornelius is the Principal of Accelerate2Solutions, an innovative, small, high tech company focused on creating successful, lean start-ups. Susan has coached more than 71 companies, and created seven start-up companies, ranging from $500M to $150,000, helping them emerge as successful high tech, and life and health sciences companies. Susan brings 30 years of experience in start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, and successful, entrepreneurship in healthcare, research, enterprise software service solutions, medical devices, national defense, and high tech sensing devices for homeland security.

Susan is the site mentor for UNM-Los Alamos. She is available as an interface for any questions and to serve as a connection point for resources related to your entrepreneurial endeavors or training.

Program funded by a grant administered by the Economic Development Administration



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May
1
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Jun
3
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Aug
5
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Oct
7
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Nov
4
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Dec
2
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Business Model Canvas - NM Rainforest University Center Seminar
Mar
14
1:00 PM13:00

Business Model Canvas - NM Rainforest University Center Seminar

  • University of New Mexico - Los Alamos (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An STC.UNM Event.

The Business Model Canvas (BMC) is a working plan that is framed and reframed as a start-up focuses on its Value Proposition for a product and/or service. The BMC keeps entrepreneurs focused and answers the following questions: “What do we do? How will this make money? Our timeline? What is the problem we are solving for our customers and markets? How do we know? What are we offering? What is the pricing? The BMC is the roadmap that conveys a strong and compelling value, business model, and market analysis that will, eventually, be invested in.

Note: This seminar may be attended in person at UNM-Los Alamos or online via Zoom by visiting: https://zoom.us/j/195893768

Registration is required in order to receive credit for attending the seminar.

Speaker Bio:

Susan Cornelius, Principal, Accelerate2Solutions

Susan Cornelius is the Principal of Accelerate2Solutions, an innovative, small, high tech company focused on creating successful, lean start-ups. Susan has coached more than 71 companies, and created seven start-up companies, ranging from $500M to $150,000, helping them emerge as successful high tech, and life and health sciences companies. Susan brings 30 years of experience in start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, and successful, entrepreneurship in healthcare, research, enterprise software service solutions, medical devices, national defense, and high tech sensing devices for homeland security.

Susan is the site mentor for UNM-Los Alamos. She is available as an interface for any questions and to serve as a connection point for resources related to your entrepreneurial endeavors or training.

Program funded by a grant administered by the Economic Development Administration

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Mar
4
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Lunch & Learn: Competitive Positioning - Look Before You Launch
Feb
21
11:45 AM11:45

Lunch & Learn: Competitive Positioning - Look Before You Launch

Presented by the New Mexico Angels and sponsored by Sandia National Laboratory Federal Credit Union

Do you know your target market? Do you know your competition? Do you need help reaching your ideal customer? Join us for a fast paced, informational Lunch and Learn seminar focused on an introduction to effective marketing, uses of customer discovery and how to position your company/product for success with special guest speaker Lucy Rosen, Chief Solutions Officer for SmartMarketing Communications.

Lucy Rosen is a nationally renowned business strategist, entrepreneur and author who is known for her ability to help professionals grow and expand their businesses through effective marketing, public relations and networking activities. For nearly three decades, Lucy has been helping clients build powerful strategic alliances to enhance their businesses, and is considered by many to be a visionary in creating and expanding business opportunities through innovative marketing campaigns — and the power of networking. She has been recognized both locally, and nationally, for her business leadership, and has served as a speaker at events throughout the country on a variety of topics surrounding marketing, business-building and networking. In addition to her latest book, Fast Track Networking; Turning Conversations into Contacts, she is the author of a series of business “how to” booklets for women, and writes for both women’s and business publications. Known for her business leadership and having earned the reputation as “The Queen of Networking”, she is frequently interviewed by the media, and has been quoted and featured in numerous national and local press outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Working Mother, Pink Magazine, Newsday, Martha Stewart Radio, Long Island Business News, Networking Magazine, the Albuquerque Journal and Albuquerque The Magazine.

Please visit  http://www.smartmarketingcommunications.com for more information about Lucy and SmartMarketing Communications.



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Equity 101 in Hobbs
Feb
20
11:00 AM11:00

Equity 101 in Hobbs

Curious about investment to grow your company? Join us for Equity 101! 

Entrepreneurs are invited to learn about equity, and if it’s right for you and your company. We will also review the different types of funding sources available in New Mexico, compare angels vs. venture capitalists, and discuss company structure. Stay after for for personalized advice with our experts.

Event is FREE and lunch is included, but registration is required!



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Feb
18
10:00 AM10:00

How to Generate a Business Idea – NM Rainforest University Center Seminar

All great businesses start with an idea: an idea to create something new, serve the world, or solve a problem. Take the first step towards starting your own business by joining Sandra Begay and the New Mexico Rainforest University Center Program for February’s seminar on “How to Generate a Business Idea.”

In this hour-long lecture, you will learn how to engage in the brainstorming process, identify opportunities, validate your idea using market research and begin planning using the business model canvas. Your next business venture may be only an idea away!

Speaker Biography:

Sandra Begay, Director of the Environmental Health Department, City of Albuquerque

A former Regent of the University of New Mexico, Ms. Begay was recently appointed by Mayor Tim Keller as the Director of the Environmental Health Department for the city of Albuquerque. In 1992, she joined Sandia National Laboratories, where she is currently on a special leave of absence as a Principal Member of the Technical Staffand head of Sandia’s technical efforts in the Renewable Energy Program to assist Native American tribes with renewable energy development. Prior to this, she also worked at Lawrence Livermore Laboratories and at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Ms. Begay is a former Executive Director of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), former chair of the AISES Board of Directors, and the recipient of the AISES Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sandra is the site mentor for UNM-Gallup. She is available as an interface for any questions and to serve as a connection point for resources related to your entrepreneurial endeavors or training.

skbegay@comcast.net

This seminar may be attended in person at UNM-Gallup or online via Zoom by visiting: https://zoom.us/j/574987224 at the scheduled meeting time.

Registration is required in order to receive credit for attending the seminar.

Register Here

Program funded by a grant from the Economic Development Administration

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Feb
14
11:30 AM11:30

How To Tap Into The $50+ Billion Non-Dilutive Funding Market

Attend and learn how to successfully pursue grants from federal agencies – NIH, DOD, BARDA, CDC, NST, NMS -- as well as from private foundations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Michael J. Fox, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Each $1 a firm receives in nondilutive funds generally attracts an average of $8 from the private sector.

Our guest speaker is Ayal Ronen, M.Sc., MBA . Ronen is Vice President of the Boston-based FreeMind Group, the premier international consulting firm specializing in assisting life science organizations secure non-dilutive funding from US federal agencies and private foundations. FreeMind’s proven long-term strategic approach has garnered its clients over $1.5 billion to date. Awards have ranged from $150,000 to $150,000,000 per project. Its team of experts assist in making non-dilutive funding a key tool in a long-term sound financial strategy. Ayal will be available to meet privately with individuals after the luncheon meeting.

Date: February 14

Registration: 11:30 am

Place: Lobo Rainforest Building

Fee: $25 for NMBio, NM Tech Council Members

Non-members - $45

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Feb
4
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Lunch & Learn:  Intellectual Property - Why it is Important to You and Your Business
Jan
17
11:45 AM11:45

Lunch & Learn: Intellectual Property - Why it is Important to You and Your Business

Presented by the New Mexico Angels and sponsored by Sandia National Laboratory Federal Credit Union

Do you have questions about Intellectual Property? Do you want to know more about how to protect yourself and your brilliant ideas or technology? Join us for an informational Lunch and Learn event focused on an introduction to patents, trademarks and copyrights with Special Guest Speaker Janeen Vilven-Dogget from Peacock Law. 

Janeen Vilven-Doggett, Ph.D., is a partner of Peacock Law P.C. specializing in patent prosecution in biotechnology, computer science, chemical and pharmaceutical sciences, genetics, medical devices, nanotechnology, and optics, and a member of the litigation team. She also handles patent, trademark and intellectual property, FDA counseling regarding medical devices, pharmaceutical applications, and product labeling requirements. She earned a J.D. cum laude from the University of New Mexico, a bachelor’s degree in biology from Baylor University, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. She is licensed to practice in New Mexico, the United States District Court of the District of New Mexico, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and is a Registered Patent Attorney. Please visit:  https://peacocklaw.com/Janeen-Vilven-Doggett/ for more information.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lunch-and-learn-intellectual-property-why-it-is-important-to-you-and-your-business-tickets-54180778166

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Lunch & Learn:  An Introduction to Angel Investing
Dec
20
11:45 AM11:45

Lunch & Learn: An Introduction to Angel Investing

Presented by the New Mexico Angels and sponsored by Sandia National Laboratory Federal Credit Union

Interested in Angel investing? Think you're ready for equity funding? 

Come learn about the equity ecosystem in New Mexico, with a special focus on Angel Investing. We will give a full overview of Angel Investing to help you answer questions such as: What is Angel Investing? What is the model? What kind of a return can be expected? What is the average deal? How does Angel Investing impact the economy?, etc. Join us for lunch and learn all about Angel Investing!

Registration: $30 per person, includes lunch.

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November Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Nov
5
3:00 PM15:00

November Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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NMBio’s Knowledge Fair & Expo
Oct
29
8:00 AM08:00

NMBio’s Knowledge Fair & Expo

NMBio’s Knowledge Fair & Expo

Join us on October 29 at CNM’s Training Center in Albuquerque for NMBio’s second annual Knowledge Fair & Expo. The event will be held from 8 am to 4:30 pm.


The Expo will attract entrepreneurs, research scientists, business executives, venture capitalists, angel investors, thought leaders, tech transfer specialists, economic development professionals, journalists, and academic leaders.

Attendees from Las Cruces to Los Alamos will have the opportunity to meet leaders of established and startup bioscience companies, suppliers, service providers, and innovators! Exhibitors and attendees alike will be able to make strategic connections, establish new collaborations, socialize with industry colleagues, and discover companies working on cutting edge research and bringing new products to market.

The speakers that we’re recruiting will explore the current economic and political climate for the state bioscience sector, discuss how we can develop and retain a talent pipeline that will meet the future needs of our growing and maturing life science companies, and instruct our startups and small businesses on how they can access traditional as well as new sources of capital.

Tickets for NMBio and NM Technology Council members are $45; the fee for non-members is $65.

The cost to exhibit for members is $300; the fee for non-members is $500. Exhibitors will receive three passes to the event.

Sponsorships range from $1,000 to $5,000.
 

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Marketing Essentials at WESST
Aug
14
to Aug 28

Marketing Essentials at WESST

Session One – Intro to Marketing (8/14/18): Intro to Marketing provides an overview of marketing concepts, strategy and activities for small businesses, including customer persona development.

Session Two – Building a Brand (8/21/18): Building a Brand provides an introduction to marketing plans, advertising promotional mixes, and lays a foundation and method for building your brand, with a special focus on crafting an effective mission statement.

Session Three – Marketing in Action (8/28/18): Marketing in Action focuses on developing an “elevator speech” for your business and implementing both web marketing and social media marketing strategies.

Presenter:
Mark Gilboard, WESST Consultant and Trainer

To register, please visit the WESST website:  www.wesst.org

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August Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Aug
6
3:00 PM15:00

August Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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INTERFACE New Mexico 2018
Aug
2
8:30 AM08:30

INTERFACE New Mexico 2018

  • Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

INTERFACE New Mexico 2018

IT Infrastructure is constantly changing, bringing more new challenges with it every day. From ransomware and the latest security threats, to needs for increased bandwidth and storage, it’s nearly impossible to keep up-to-date. Our conference is designed to help. We’ve assembled a combination of Best-in-Breed hardware and software solutions, along with local experts and organizations to help educate, advise and connect you to resources that can help you meet your goals.

Covering IT Infrastructure, BC/DR, IT Security, and Enterprise Communications, you’ll find presentations, panel discussions and exhibitors covering a variety of topics, as well as the latest innovations and best practices.

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Meet Up @ FatPipe ABQ:  Intro to Wordpress
Jul
30
to Aug 8

Meet Up @ FatPipe ABQ: Intro to Wordpress

This workshop is for beginners who want to learn about WordPress, a very popular content management system, used for websites and blogs. By the end of the workshop you will know how to set up, build, and manage a WordPress website. Although we will go over how to install WordPress, in the interest of time, we will use temporary installations already set up for everyone to use. You are welcome to use your own WordPress installation if you already have that set up.

This class will be taught over two weeks on Mon & Wed evenings:

CLASS FEE: $100 Class Fee covers ALL 4 classes on the following dates:

• Mon, July 30th from 5:30-7:30pm

• Wed, August 1st from 5:30-7:30pm

• Mon, August 6th from 5:30-7:30pm

• Wed, August 8th from 5:30-7:30pm

In this beginner's workshop we'll cover:

• installing WordPress

• the administration and management of your WP site

• managing comments, spam, security, widgets, and menus

• finding and installing themes and plugins

• bulk editing of pages/posts

• customization of themes.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Bring your laptop and charger (Wifi & power strips will be provided)

PREREQUISITES:

You do not need any prior experience with WordPress to attend. A basic understanding of HTML/CSS is helpful, but it is not necessary!

What to bring:

Bring a laptop, charger, and headphones with you.

 

NOTE:

If we have less than 5 people signed up for this class up to a week before the starting date, it may be postponed for a later date.

We are offering scholarships on a limited basis for students with financial need. Please complete our scholarship application if you are interested:

http://bit.ly/GDIABQScholarshipRequest

Contact:  Sonja Dewing
Email: sonjadewing@gmail.com

 

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1 Million Cups ABQ 7/25
Jul
25
8:45 AM08:45

1 Million Cups ABQ 7/25

Join us for our weekly talk with an entrepreneur, sharing the stories of their business: how they started and why, how they've managed to grow and the opportunities and challenges they've faced along the way - followed by a lengthy conversation with other entrepreneurs from our community.

Join us this week to hear from:
4 Directions Branding!

And... We will have a round of Hiring/Need A Job at One Million Cups. If your company is hiring, or if you are looking for a job, you will have the opportunity to make a 45-second pitch in front of the audience at One Million Cups.

We're also glad to continue to promote the 1 Million Cups App! If you haven't already, please download (for iPhone and Android) and plan to check in with us Wednesday.

 

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Join us for the 4th Annual Disruptech
Jul
12
11:30 AM11:30

Join us for the 4th Annual Disruptech

The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Angels are pleased to present DisrupTech, a celebration of the disruptive technology created by the great minds of Los Alamos scientists.

At this signature innovation event, carefully selected entrepreneurial-minded scientists will present their ideas in the tech areas with the goal of introducing the latest groundbreaking technology from Los Alamos and their inventors to entrepreneurs, investors, regional leaders, policy makers, and industrial partners.

As a participant in DisrupTech, you will be the first to see and experience the work of these featured scientists, and have the first shot at engaging in tech transfer opportunities. This is a unique networking event; one that we hope will spark transformative relationships between Los Alamos and our many stakeholders!

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Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Jun
4
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Taos Entrepreneurial Network's Featured Event
May
15
5:30 PM17:30

Taos Entrepreneurial Network's Featured Event

NM Angel Investors & Peacock Law Firm

Interested in learning more about equity investing? Trying to formulate an intellectual property strategy? Come learn about the equity ecosystem in New Mexico, with a special focus on Angel investing and Venture Capital. There will also be a discussion about copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents. Sponsored by the Regional Development Corporation, New Mexico Startup Factory, and NMA Ventures and facilitated by the New Mexico Angels and Peacock Law Firm.

 

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Tech Navigator's Beakers & Brews
May
10
5:30 PM17:30

Tech Navigator's Beakers & Brews

Tech Navigator's Beakers and Brews is a monthly event where scientists from our National Labs and Universities can practice presenting their innovations to other scientists, entrepreneurs and the community for supportive, real time navigation and feedback.  presentations are designed for a general audience - focusing on the opportunity of the technology, rather than the technical aspects. 

Selected presenters will be coached on how to pitch.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  Presentations include slides and are 6 minutes with time for Q&A after.

Learn more or apply to present at www.TechNavABQ.com

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Investor Office Hours @ WESST
May
7
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Apr
2
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Special Angel Dinner
Mar
22
5:30 PM17:30

Special Angel Dinner

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Special Angel Dinner

Thursday, March 22, 2018

5:30pm - 8:30pm

The Events Center at Sandia Golf Club

 

Thanks to all who joined us at the Angels Annual Dinner last month. Typically our next dinner would not be until April, but we have a few deals that are too good to wait. 

 

We look forward to seeing you!

As always, dinner is free for current members

and sponsors, and $100 for guests.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/special-angels-meeting-tickets-43937351802

 

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Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Mar
5
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

Investor Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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